All Hillcrest and Kloof residents are urged to attend their local CPF meetings
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A man in his thirties is in a serious condition after being hijacked in Hillcrest on Friday morning. Click for more details
Do you live near the railway line? Find out why local stakeholders are calling for your help in fighting criminal activity
Fanie Ngubane, Chairman of the Pinetown Community Policing Forum, responds to Liz Clarke’s Take Note from the July/August issue of The Crest
Johann von Bargen, East Coast Radio’s ‘Traffic Guy’, offers practical advice on how to reduce your chance of being targeted by hijackers
Housebreaking is such a common crime that Blue Security publishes a long list of local reports every week. While the list of robberies is depressing, there are usually a couple of snippets about stupid thieves to cheer up the reader.
Following the news that around 77 million Playstation accounts were compromised in April, Sony now suspects that hackers may have accessed the personal information of another 25 million online gamers.
An attempted housebreaking turned sour for two criminals who were caught red-handed in the early hours of this morning.
The charismatic Colonel Kweyama, new Hillcrest SAPS station commander, is a man with a mission, writes James Siddall.
The Durban North/Umhlanga CPF keeps its members up to date with the latest community policing news and crime incidents in the area.
If you have any information of a crime awareness event, safety warnings or important crime–related information.
If you receive an unsolicited e-mail concerning a refund from SARS be wary, apparently scamsters are spamming workers with these potentially dangerous e-mails.
Be wary if you receive a message notifying you of winning the National Lottery in the UK – the chances are you’ve never even entered. The e-mail is sent with an attachment explaining how lucky old you was selected to receive more than 500 000 pounds. If you have not entered delete this e-mail at once. [...]
If you want to get up-to-date information on criminal activities in your immediate area consider contacting the successful anti-crime communication network Sun Cell Watch. You can receive SMSes your neighbours are sending for activity in your road. There is reportedly strong involvement from Umhlanga, Sunningdale and Virginia, among others. www.suncellwatch.co.za
Community members in Umhlanga and Durban North are encouraged to get involved and interact with their local Community Policing Forum. The community is urged to report all crimes and to register on the CPF websites www.umhlangacpf.co.za and www.durbannorthcpf.co.za.
Umhlanga CPF reports that there has been a marked increase in the number of child abductions around SA and urges residents and visitors this season to take precautions to watch their own and other people’s children carefully.
Security was beefed up recently for the opening of the King Shaka International airport. With extra crowds expected to flock to the site for the launch, additional security was needed to keep things running smoothly and ensure smooth traffic flow.
Nearly 40 people were hurt after jumping from a moving train near the Effingham Road Station on May 9. Police spokesman Vincent Mdunge said it appeared a power box had exploded along North Coast Road. A number of passengers, fearing a bomb blast or some kind of attack, jumped off in panic, while the train [...]
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